Food and Farming Events Calendar

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Compost ~ A Worms Best Friend (Apr 19, 2014)
Itzy Bitzy Farm (Stokesdale, NC)

Learn different techniques for composting and creating rich organic matter for your gardens. Compost invites worms and worms add castings to your soil. Built in fertilizer.

Class $10 up to day before class. (...)

Container and Vertical Gardening (Apr 19, 2014)
Itzy Bitzy Farm (Stokesdale, NC)

Learn to grow abundant harvests of vegetables, herbs and flowers in containers and space saving techniques. We will demonstrate different container plantings and discuss varieties well suited to small space growing. (...)

Egg Decorating (Apr 19, 2014)
The Corner Farmer's Market (Greensboro, NC)

Join the neighborhood in decorating eggs, and then follow up with participation in the neighborhood egg hunt.

Easter Market (Apr 19, 2014)
Bedford Farmer's Market (Bedford, VA)


Free program on seed starting, selection, and soil block making sponsored by the King Farmers' Market (Apr 22, 2014)
King Farmers' Market (King, NC)


Spring Seed-Starting Demo (Apr 22, 2014)
King Farmers' Market (King, NC)

Two-hour program - everything you need to know to start your Spring garden! Learn the best seedstarting techniques, including how to use a soilblocker. All of your questions about seed selection and garden planning will be answered. (...)

Urban Forager Weed Walk (Apr 23, 2014)
Good to Go Foods (Roanoke, VA)

Observe Earth Day by participating in a WEED WALK. on unique land in NE Roanoke City. We'll identify and harvest spring allies: dandelion, violet, stinging nettle, plantain, chickweed, lemon balm, catnip, motherwort and more!

We'll use our harvest to make herbal vinegar, infusion, tincture and pesto. (...)

Kids In The Garden (Apr 23, 2014)
Itzy Bitzy Farm (Stokesdale, NC)

A hands on fun class for children ages 5-12, teaching about growing our own food. Children will touch and experience soil, seeds and planting their own seedling transplant to take home and put in their garden. (...)